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She hasn't always been a lady


Richard Widmark and Donna Reed

Richard Widmark (December 26, 1914 – March 24, 2008).

Richard Widmark was an American film, stage, and television actor and producer. Early in his career, he was typecast in villainous or anti-hero roles in films noir, but he later branched out into more heroic leading and supporting roles in Westerns, mainstream dramas, and horror films among others.


Donna Reed co-stars with him in the American Western film Backlash (1956). A Variety review said that "Donna Reed and Richard Widmark add name-value and Miss Reed handles her role well, that of a girl who hasn't always been what a lady's supposed to be."